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Preparation Technical Report "Alternative (non-animal) Methods for Cosmetics Testing: Current Status and Future Prospects - 2010"

In view of the upcoming 2013 deadline for the marketing ban, the Commission will report to the European Parliament and the Council on the availability of alternatives by 2013. In order to prepare this report and to gain a broad and objective picture of the situation the Commission requested a technical report from an expert panel and submitted the draft report to a public consultation.

Consultation documentpdf

Results individual responses

  1. Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santepdf
  2. COLIPApdf
  3. David W Roberts pdf
  4. Dupont global centres for health and environmental sciences 
    <>Chapter 1pdfChapter 2pdfChapter 3pdfChapter 4pdfChapter 5pdf
  5. European Coalition to End Animal Experiments 
    <>Chapter 1pdfChapter 2pdfChapter 3pdfChapter 4pdfChapter 5pdf
  6. European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients pdf
  7. Freie Universität Berlin, Germany pdf
  8. Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments pdf
  9. Institute of environmental medicine, Karolinska institutes, Stockholm, Sweden 
    <>Chapter 1pdfChapter 2pdfChapter 3pdfChapter 4pdfChapter 5pdf
  10. Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Italy pdf
  11. Johnson and Johnson pdf
  12. PCRM, PETA, PETA UK pdf
  13. Petitionpdf
  14. Scientific Committe on Consummer safety pdf
  15. Technical University of Denmark pdf
  16. U.S. Food and Drug Administration pdf
  17. Vrije Universiteit Brussel - Belgium 
    <>Chapter 1pdfChapter 2pdfChapter 3pdfChapter 4pdfChapter 5pdf

Results Summary Reportpdf

Alternative (Non-Animal) Methods for Cosmetics Testing: Current Status and Future Prospects - 2010

Report for establishing the timetable for phasing out animal testing for the purpose of the Cosmetics Directive

This 2004 report served as basis for the timetable that the Commission needed to prepare in order to estimate the time for phasing out the animal tests as required in the 7th amendment of the cosmetic Directive.

For download:
<>Complete report in PDF with bookmarks as ZIP file (2Mb)zip(1 KB)

Commission Recommendation